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Title Coming into contact : explorations in ecocritical theory and practice / edited by Annie Merrill Ingram [and others]
Published Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 278 pages)
Contents Part one. Who are we? where are we? : exploring the boundaries of ecocriticism -- Of swamp dragons : mud, megalopolis, and a future for ecocriticism / Anthony Lioi -- Challenging the confines : Haiku from the prison camps / Angela Waldie -- Beyond Walden Pond : Asian American literature and the limits of ecocriticism / Robert T. Hayashi -- To name is to claim, or remembering place : Native American writers reclaim the Northeast / Lee Schweninger -- Lynching sites : where trauma and pastoral collide / Daniel J. Martin -- Part two. The solid Earth! the actual world! : environmental discourse and practice -- Composition and the rhetoric of eco-effective design / Tim Lindgren -- A mosaic of landscapes : ecological restoration and the work of Leopold, Coetzee, and Silko / James Barilla -- Apocalyptic or precautionary? : revisioning texts in environmental literature / Amy M. Patrick -- Facing the true costs of living : Arundhati Roy and Ishimure Michiko on dams and writing / Bruce Allen --Romanticism and the city : toward a green architecture / Onno Oerlemans -- Annie Dillard and the Book of Job : notes toward a postnatural ecocriticism / David Mazel -- Part three. Contact! contact! : interdisciplinary connections -- Seeking common ground : integrating the sciences and the humanities / Laura Dassow Walls -- Mindless fools and leaves that run : subjectivity, politics, and myth in scientific nomenclature / Jennifer C. Wheat -- Reading after Darwin : a prospectus / Michael P. Cohen -- Of spiders, ants, and carnivorous plants : domesticity and Darwin in Mary Treat's Home studies in nature / Tina Gianquitto --The great, shaggy barbaric Earth : geological writings of John Burroughs / Jeff Walker
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
Ecology in literature.
Environmental literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
Environmental protection in literature.
Human ecology in literature.
Nature in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Ingram, Annie Merrill, 1961-
ISBN 0820336688 (electronic bk.)
9780820336688 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)